Financial Blog - RMCU
Debit Card/Back-up Credit Card Relationship
Oct. 14, 2020

  There are all sorts of important financial relationships in your life, though you might not think that the interaction between your debit card and credit card is one of them. But your double-barreled plastic can be a powerful tandem...

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Managing College Expenses: Dorms or Off-Campus Housing?
Oct. 07, 2020

For new college students and their families, the choice of living on or off campus can either seem daunting, or it may be a no-brainer. But either way, finances probably play a role in decision making. While the challenges of...

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Lender Spotlight: Janelle Barstad
Sep. 30, 2020

  Our lenders at Rocky Mountain Credit Union help make dreams a reality. Whether you want to buy a car, start a business, or move into your first home, our lenders are experts in helping you achieve your goals. With...

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Establishing Credit, Getting Ready for School
Sep. 23, 2020

  School’s back in session, and there’s nothing better than a solid financial education. So when you’re looking into the best ways to establish your credit as a college student, seek out a little extra instruction. Here are some of...

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Making Preschool Fit in the Budget
Sep. 16, 2020

  As residents of one of the few states that doesn’t have public preschool programs, Montana families can feel overwhelmed by the cost of childcare when the time comes for the kiddos to start their preschool journey. But it doesn’t...

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Kelly's Korner –– Side Hustles That Actually Make You Money
Sep. 09, 2020

  As a millennial, I know the feeling of crushing debt, how expensive things like food have become, and still trying to figure out my financial plan well into my thirties. If you are like me, you have probably thought...

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How COVID is Changing Financial Institutions
Sep. 02, 2020

  The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on just about every aspect of life, whether it’s economic or just how we interact with each other. RMCU has made pivots with the intent to stay positive, while continuing to serve...

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Back-to-School Expenses and Budgeting
Aug. 26, 2020

  The end of summer comes with its fair share of emotions on all sides as you say goodbye to another season and watch your little ones get a year older. But you don't want stress over money to be...

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Buying New Furniture on a Budget
Aug. 19, 2020

  When you’re moving, there are plenty of options for decking out your place, even on a budget. When you buy a home, you’re making one of the biggest (and most important) purchases of your life. You want your new...

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Ways to Develop Invoices for Your Small Business
Aug. 12, 2020

  Sending your first invoice as a small business is exciting! You're making a name for yourself and cashing your first check. Here are some things to keep in mind as you start invoicing....

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Swipe Better with an RMCU Checking Account
Aug. 05, 2020

  Digital payments aren't just the way of the future anymore—they're here, and they're here to stay. According to CNBC, digital payments are expected to hit 726 billion by this year, so people are on board with the plastic payment trend...

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Reduce, Recycle, Reuse: Tips for Saving Money and the Environment
Jul. 29, 2020

  Recycling is still a big discussion point in a number of circles. Critics of recycling question how much energy it actually saves, and whether it benefits the economy. But according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), tossing 10,000 tons of...

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